how to freeze bell peppers from the garden
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How do you freeze cooked bell peppers?
Place the baking sheets in the freezer and freeze until the peppers are solid, about 1 to 2-hours. Add the frozen peppers to freezer bags, remove air by sucking out with a straw, and seal the bag. Label, date, and store the frozen peppers in the freezer until you are ready to use.
How long do frozen bell peppers last?
Frozen bell peppers should keep for a year, but after this time they may begin to taste different. Whenever you use some of the peppers, be sure to quickly re-seal the bags and return them to the freezer promptly.
How do you keep peppers from going bad?
There are a variety of ways to keep your fresh peppers from going bad. However, freezing is the simplest way to store peppers for a long time. Since bell peppers are so large, we always prefer to de-stem, de-seed and slice the peppers before freezing. This will help maximize the space in our freezer storage bags.
How do you harvest and store bell peppers?
Reach in around the seed ball and pull it out. Then, knock off any remaining seeds within the pepper. Slice peppers into sticks. Slice the bell peppers into small strips. We like them to be about 2-3鈥?long and 1/4鈥?thick. This makes for compact storage in freezer bags and a usable shape for cooking.